Diary of Unknown Symptoms

Mystery of the Internal Vibration

Entry for July 08, 2007


Here is a paragraph that suggests that magnesium substitutes for manganese in certain enzyme systems if manganese is deficient. Could this explain why taking magnesium always seems to help my symptoms but not actually solve the problem?

Manganese Deficiency

It is important to emphasize, however, that a manganese deficiency is very rare in humans, and does not usually develop unless manganese is deliberately eliminated from the diet. In addition, it has been suggested that magnesium substitutes for manganese in certain enzyme systems if manganese is deficient, thereby allowing the body to function normally despite the deficiency.

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July 8, 2007 - Posted by | Health | ,

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